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Are you on the latest Oliver v5 update?


Oliver v5 recent updates

Are you on the latest Oliver v5 update and taking advantage of the newest functionality available to you?

Oliver v5 Build 8.062 was released in May 2024 and is just one of the many updates released throughout the year by the Softlink Development Team. With so many updates planned, you can be sure that there are lots of exciting new features on the horizon!

With security updates being released regularly, it is important to make sure that you’re on the latest version of Oliver v5. Stay up to date by checking the release notes in the Customer Support Portal.

Automatic updates in Oliver v5

Did you know that your school can have updates to Oliver v5 applied automatically, as soon as they are made available by the Softlink Development Team? This means that library staff have peace of mind that their system is secure and can access all the newest functionality immediately, with no effort required from your IT staff.

All updates approved for automatic download have passed Softlink’s extensive testing process. The updates are applied automatically to your Oliver v5 system during weekends, so library staff don’t experience any down time.

How to turn on auto updates in Oliver v5

If you would like to turn on the auto update function in your Oliver v5 system, you can find instructions by logging into the Oliver v5 Community Portal. Click on:

Technical Information > Technical Resources > open the article ‘Enabling automatic updates’.

Further information

If you take advantage of Softlink’s Hosting Service then Softlink will already be managing this process for you.

If you are part of a group of schools being centrally managed by a Head Office then this process will be managed by the Head Office.

Have you joined the Oliver v5 Community Portal?

If you are an Oliver v5 user and you have not yet registered for the Oliver v5 Community Portal, please email our support team to receive your login details.

Editor’s note: This post was originally published November 2018 and has been updated for freshness, relevance, and accuracy in May 2024.